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Indemnity benefits

Highlights

  • In 2018, an estimated $601.3 million was paid for workers’ compensation claims. This was 3 percent less than in 2017. Of this amount, an estimated $273.19 million was paid for indemnity benefits; the remainder was paid for medical services.
  • Most indemnity payments are paid for accepted disabling claims (ADCs). In 2018, an estimated $254.20 million was paid. Of this amount, 44 percent were temporary disability payments, 17 percent were for permanent partial disability awards, 30 percent were for negotiated settlements, 8 percent were monthly awards for death and permanent disability benefits, and 1 percent was for vocational assistance.
  • The Workers’ Benefit Fund (WBF) pays some workers’ compensation benefits. In 2018, the WBF made $65.21 million in payments for two types of benefits. Nearly $40 million was paid for monthly awards for death and permanent disability benefits, and over $25 million was paid for two return-to-work programs, the Employer-at-Injury Program (EAIP) and the Preferred Worker Program (PWP).

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